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Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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  • Keep a close eye on restricted contributions

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 317

    Abstract: Nonprofits are expected to act as good stewards of all contributions. But restricted contributions, as the name implies, impose a higher level of responsibility. This short article discusses why nonprofits need to track these donations and how to track them.

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  • NEWSBYTES – Recipients of COVID relief could run into surprise audits

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 438

    Abstract: This issue’s “NEWSBYTES” spotlights surprise COVID relief audits, industry job market recovery and hate groups receiving funding from nonprofits.

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  • Size counts – Your midsize or large organization might benefit from a CFO

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 687

    Abstract: A nonprofit leader might think, at times, that having a financial expert run that side of the operation could be a plus. This might be true, but hiring a CFO is a weighty decision that can have a large impact on the organization. This article examines CFO duties, considers the organization’s size, discusses candidate review and offers the alternative of outsourcing.

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  • A year of COVID philanthropy: What it tells us going forward

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 1079

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented need for funding — and grantmakers and donors stepped up. In 2020, corporations, foundations, public charities and high-net-worth individuals awarded more than $20 billion to address the social, health and economic effects of COVID-19 globally. That’s just one of the findings in a new report covered in this article. A sidebar spotlights the popularity of recurring giving programs during the crisis.

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  • NEWSBYTES – Charity Navigator acquires ImpactMatters

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 437

    Abstract: This issue’s “NEWSBYTES” reports on a recent Charity Navigator acquisition, registered voters’ views of nonprofits’ COVID response and a survey that examined Americans’ trust of nonprofits.

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  • Prevent the UBIT trap of corporate sponsorships

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 559

    Abstract: Landing a corporate sponsorship is an accomplishment, especially in today’s economy. And if a nonprofit gets lucky, it’ll want to prevent UBIT from cutting into its new income by meeting the requirements for a qualified sponsorship payment exception. This article explains that exception and regulatory terms such as “use,” “acknowledgment” and “substantial return benefit.”

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  • FASB issues new rules for reporting gifts-in-kind

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 611

    Abstract: More information will be required from nonprofits that use GAAP and receive nonfinancial assistance ― also known as gifts-in-kind ― than in the past as the result of a new FASB rule. ASU No. 2020-07, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation and Disclosures by Not-for-Profit Entities for Contributed Nonfinancial Assets, is intended to expand the transparency around such gifts. This article highlights key components of the rule.

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  • Budgeting in the shadow of COVID-19

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 852

    Abstract: Budgeting is always, to some degree, an exercise in uncertainty. But the current budgeting environment is unlike any experienced before. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, many nonprofits have seen deep declines in revenue while the demand for their services has spiked. These and other pandemic-related factors may call for organizations to take a different approach to budgeting. This article discusses rolling budgets and reforecasting. A sidebar reflects on how nonprofits should budget for COVID-19-related expenses, such as sanitation-related services and employee assistance.

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  • Newsbytes – Struggle ensues to recruit young diverse boards

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbytes” zeroes in on the struggle nonprofits are having to recruit young diverse boards; an accounting of the number of nonprofits that benefited from the PPP; and a new law that provides for self-insured organizations to get unemployment relief.

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  • Pandemic, civil unrest spotlight potential of mutual aid

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 590

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the response to racial justice issues have brought greater attention to mutual aid. Although the concept is nothing new, its emergence in recent times highlights the possibility that nonprofits can partner on mutual aid projects to enhance their mission- and cost-effectiveness when resources are tight. This article explains how mutual aid works and gives examples of mutual aid efforts in 2020.

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  • Donor-advised funds – How they work and how to land them

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 670

    Abstract: Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have shown consistent growth over the last nine years, according to the 2019 Donor-Advised Fund Report from the NPT. This article explains how DAFs work, the benefits for donors and the role of sponsors, among other things.

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  • Capacity building: Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 824

    Abstract: The economic crisis has many nonprofits scrambling to find funding. But equally important is making internal adjustments that can boost their ability to fulfill their long-term mission. This article explains how the capacity-building process bolsters an organization’s infrastructure, who should spearhead the effort and how to avoid wrong turns. A sidebar sums up the self-assessment element of capacity building.

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  • Newsbytes

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 426

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbytes” spotlights a nonprofit’s innovative revenue-producing effort during the COVID-19 pandemic, employees’ heightened interest in unions and unfortunate drops in donations.

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  • Influencer marketing comes to nonprofits

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 619

    Abstract: With the competition for donation dollars fierce these days, nonprofits increasingly are turning to so-called influencers — celebrities, famous entertainers and others — to help drum up interest in a cost-efficient manner. This article provides nonprofits what they need to know to get started.

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  • Classifying workers as employees or independent contractors – When bringing back workers, follow the rules

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 685

    Abstract: Part of a nonprofit’s entrance into the “new normal” nonprofit world may involve rehiring workers — and perhaps hiring some new replacements. For tax obligation purposes, an employer will be required to classify those workers as employees or independent contractors. This article explains how the IRS determines into which category an individual falls.

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  • 5 planning strategies in uncertain times

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 802

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic, waves of civil unrest and rocky economic times have led to a tsunami of external and internal forces for which many nonprofits have found themselves unprepared. Organizations are struggling to continue serving their constituencies while keeping their employees safe and doors open to the extent permitted, all under the shadow of questions about funding. This article offers planning strategies to help nonprofit leaders navigate today’s turbulent waters.

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